Ranking Member Issa Welcomes New Republican Members to Oversight and Government Reform Committee

January 6, 2009
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Washington, DC – Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) issued the following statement welcoming Reps. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), and Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:

“I welcome Rep. Flake, Rep. Fortenberry, Rep. Chaffetz and the energy, enthusiasm, and skills they bring to Congress’ chief investigative committee.  I couldn’t be happier to know that I’ll be working with these lawmakers on the important task of investigating and reigning in government waste.”

“With these new members, and the expertise of the committee’s returning veterans, Republicans on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee will play a strong and proactive role in initiating investigations and offering solutions to fix problems in the Federal government.”

Below is a roster of Oversight and Government Reform Committee Republicans for the 111th Congress:

Darrell Issa (CA) Lynn A. Westmoreland (GA)
Dan Burton (IN) Patrick T. McHenry (NC)
John M. McHugh (NY) Virginia Foxx (NC)
John L. Mica (FL) Brian P. Bilbray (CA)
Mark E. Souder (IN) Jim Jordan (OH)
Todd Russell Platts (PA) Jeff Flake (AZ)
John J. Duncan (TN) Jeff Fortenberry (NE)
Michael R. Turner (OH) Jason Chaffetz (UT)

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